Dear Shaded Viewers,

Issey Miyake delivered a punchy show, which was based around the theme of coffee. There were some strong, slouchy printed suits with patterns echoing the sinuous lines of milky foam in a coffee cup.

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Most colours were vibrant and intense, particularly the oranges and yellows.
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It was a welcome break from the sea of greys and neutral tones, which are everywhere on the Paris catwalks.

Philippe Pourhashemi

A freelance fashion writer, consultant and stylist, Philippe Pourhashemi was born in Tehran in 1976. He grew up in Paris, before moving to Scotland to study Foreign Languages. His passions are fashion and culture, as well as music and film. He writes and styles features for Metal in Barcelona, Behind the Blinds in Brussels, Contributor in Stockholm, Veoir in New York and SKP in Beijing. He was named Fucking Young's Editor-at-Large in 2016 and has contributed to ASVOF since 2008, acting as Correspondent-at-Large since 2012. An avid traveler, he likes to explore exotic fashion weeks and unexpected destinations whenever he can.